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Automotive Body Repair
Are Panel Beater’s in demand in Australia?
As per Job Outlook, 89% of Panel Beaters work full time and employers find it difficult to fill vacancies for Panel Beaters. The occupation of Panel Beater is also on Australia’s Medium and Long Term Skills Shortage List (MLTSSL).
What do equipment do I need to work as a panel beater in Australia?
Some of the most common tools that you’ll use as a panel beater in Australia include: Panel Beating Hammers Cross-Pein Hammers Pick Hammers Shrinking Hammers Dollies Spoons Heavy Roughing Hammers Dead Blow Hammer Slappers/Spring Hammers Bumping File Body...
Will these qualifications be recognised in my home country?
These qualifications are part of the Australian Qualification Framework. Most countries, specifically European or North American countries, accept qualifications issued by Australia. So yes, generally speaking, the qualifications will be accepted and allow you to work...
What is the study timetable like for Panel Beater course?
The timetable when studying to become a Panel Beater will usually require you to be on campus for 15-20 hours per week, over 2-3 days.
How long does it take to become a qualified Panel Beater?
It takes 12-24 months to complete the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology. Durations vary depending on the study location.
How much is a Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology course?
Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology courses cost $18,000 - $20,000 per year. Prices vary depending on the study location.
What qualifications do I need to be a Panel Beater?
To be a qualified Panel Beater in Australia you need to have successfully completed a Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology
How much does a Panel Beater get paid?
As per Job Outlook, a qualified Panel Beater earns $1,280 a week, on average
Can foreigners do a Panel Beating apprenticeship in Australia?
International students can’t do a Panel Beating apprenticeship in Australia. Instead, they can study a 24-month vocational course to become a qualified Panel Beating. Click here to read more about apprenticeships and vocational courses for international students
Where can I study to be a Panel Beater in Australia?
You can study to be a Panel Beater in Brisbane & Sydney
What do you do as a Panel Beater?
Panel Beaters repair damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles, and form replacement vehicle panels. A typical day as a Panel Beater could include the following: removing damaged panels and parts, and removing upholstery and accessories to gain...